PROSPER — With dusk hanging heavily in the air on a cool, calm evening, all Whitewright head coach Phil Shope could do was watch as his team’s three-hole hitter — daughter Hatty — faced the kind of situation clutch batters dream about.
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PROSPER — In a battle between two outstanding pitchers, every swing of the bat becomes magnified. Gunter third baseman Jake Oblas made his swing loom the largest on Thursday night.
QUITMAN — The late great Texas weatherman Harold Taft, the iconic fixture for several decades on Dallas/Fort Worth television station KXAS-TV Channel 5, once said it best when describing the on-again, off-again nature of wet weather in the Lone Star State.
As the great Lake Texoma Flood of 2015 continues to build towards a forecast of rolling over the swollen reservoir’s spillway in the next few days, local bowhunters are reminded that there is something else for them to pay close attention to.
BONHAM — The Pilot Point Lady Cats stood strong behind a nearly spotless performance from senior Preslee Gallaway to take the opener of their Class 3A Region II semifinal series against Hughes Springs, 2-0, on Thursday night.
One team is on a magic carpet ride into the Class 4A Region II baseball quarterfinals. The other is keen on returning to its high level of success of the previous decade.
Well this time of year an article like this is not what I was expecting to be working on. Our boat ramp is on life support. There are only a few guides working but they are reporting fair-to-good catches. There are some people in kayaks and canoes launched from the bank bass fishing but not many.
GUNTER — The Gunter Tigers learned last year that beating your longtime nemesis doesn’t guarantee further success in the postseason.
POTTSBORO — Throughout the regular season, the Cardinals were relying on the pitching staff to lead the way each time out. It was a strong formula considering that Landon Stevens, Max Dodd and Tyler Tuck posted microscopic earned run averages.
SADLER — James Gage’s first experience on the sidelines was nothing but success.